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Research Assistant Professor


BA Honors: Queen’s University, 2005; MA: Queen’s University, 2007; PhD: York University, 2015; Postdoctoral Fellow: Women’s College Research Institute, 2015-2017; Postdoctoral Fellow: UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, 2017-2021.


Sociology of health, health care, and care work; crowdsourcing and stakeholder-engaged research; qualitative methodology.

Selected Bibliography

Day, S, Li, C, Hlatshwako, TG, Abu-Hijleh, F, Han, L, Deitelzweig, C, Bayus, B, Ramaswamy, R, Tang, W, Tucker, JD. Assessment of a crowdsourcing open call for approaches to university community engagement and strategic planning during COVID-19. JAMA Network Open. 2021; 4(5):e2110090.

Day, S, Mathews, A, Blumberg, M, Vu, T, Mason, H, Rennie, S, Kuruc, JD, Gay, CL, Margolis, DM, Tucker, JD. Expanding community engagement in HIV clinical trials: A pilot study using crowdsourcing. AIDS. 2020; 34(8):1195-1204.

Day, S, Mathews, A, Blumberg, M, Vu, T, Rennie, S, Tucker, JD. Broadening community engagement in clinical research: Designing and assessing a pilot crowdsourcing project to obtain community feedback on an HIV clinical trial. Clinical Trials. 2020; 17(3):306-313.

Day S, Kapogiannis BG, Shah SK, Wilson, EC, Ruel TD, Conserve DF, Strode A, Donenberg GR, Kohler P, Slack C, Ezechi O, Tucker JD. Adolescent participation in HIV research: consortium experience in low and middle-income countries and scoping review. The Lancet HIV. 2020; 7(12):e844-e852.

Day, S, Rennie, S, Luo, D, Tucker, JD. Open to the public: Paywalls and the public rationale for open access medical research publishing. Research Involvement and Engagement. 2020; 6(8):DOI 10.1186/s40900-020-0182-y.

Day, S, Wu, W, Mason, R, Rochon, PA. Measuring the data gap: Inclusion of sex and gender reporting in diabetes research. Research Integrity and Peer Review. 2019; 4:9.

Tucker, JD, Day, S, Tang, W, Bayus, B. Crowdsourcing in medical research: Concepts and applications. PeerJ, 2019; 7:e6762.

Day, S, Blumberg, M, Vu, T, Zhao, Y, Rennie, S, Tucker, JD. Stakeholder engagement to inform HIV clinical trials: A systematic review of the evidence. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2018; 21(S7): e25174.

Day, S, Mason, R, Tannenbaum, C, Rochon, PA. Essential metrics for assessing sex & gender integration in health research proposals involving human participants. PLOS ONE. 2017; 12(8):e0182812.

For a full listing of all publications please see MyBibliography:

Recognitions and honors

Winner of the Studies in Political Economy 2019 Rik Davidson Book Prize: Armstrong, P & Day, S. Wash, wear, and care: Clothing and laundry in long-term residential care. 2019. Montreal, Quebec: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Suzanne Day, PhD MA
  • Infectious Diseases